Soft Tissue

Volume rendered CT of left-sided retrograde urethrography

‘World first’ duplication case seen at Eastcott

Our clinicians have been involved in a world first after successfully treating the first reported case of a dog ...

BOAS surgery what’s involved?

Soft Tissue Veterinary Surgeon Hannah Prestwood explains why certain dog breeds have breathing difficulties and what can be done ...

Grass seed danger for dogs

At this time of year grass seeds are surprisingly a fairly big cause of admissions to many veterinary hospitals.  ...

Acute Thoracic Trauma Thoracic Puncture Wound in a cocker spaniel

Tilly is a typically happy and active two-and-a-half-year-old working cocker spaniel. Tilly was seen by our Soft Tissue Surgery ...

Artificial Urethral Sphincter (AUS) for treating Urethral Sphincter Mechanism Incompetence

Urinary Incontinence continues to be one of the most common long-term medical conditions affecting pet dogs By Tim Charlesworth ...

Confusing Soft Tissue Case

A Confusing and Unusual Soft Tissue Case Delilah is a 7-month-old spaniel who was generally fit and well but ...

Nasal SCC and Sentinel Lymph Node Identification in Dog

Sentinel Lymph Node Identification in a Dog with Nasal Squamous Cell Carcinoma Fig 1 Cadbury is a 10-year-old Labrador ...

Minimally Invasive Surgery in Small Animals

Minimally invasive surgery (MIS) is becoming increasingly popular as a surgical approach in human healthcare. Although early procedures were ...

Pericardiectomy in Small Animals

Pericardiectomy is one of the most common therapeutic thoracoscopic procedures that is performed in veterinary patients.  Pericardiectomy is indicated ...

Canine Lung Tumours

Canine Lung Tumours Canine lung tumours are uncommon but are usually seen in older patients typically 9-12 years of ...

Seasonal Airway Disease

with Tim Charlesworth  Tim Charlesworth Profile We are all happy to see some warmer weather recently (at the time ...

Subcutaneous Ureteric Bypass or SUB placement in Cats

Subcutaneous Ureteric Bypass or "SUB" placement By Tim Charlesworth Ureteric obstruction is an increasingly diagnosed condition in cats with ...

AVSTS Meeting in Swindon

AVSTS Meetings The AVSTS or “Association of Veterinary Soft Tissue Surgeons” is the soft tissue satellite group of BSAVA.  Members ...

Pectus Excavatum in Kittens Update

   By Tim Charlesworth We have been conducting ongoing research into Pectus Excavatum in kittens since 2013. This is ...

Canine Ear Disease – Quiz

Ear Disease Quiz - What is your diagnosis? with Tim Charlesworth History “Fencer” is a 9 year old Male ...

Cholesteatoma in Dogs

Cholesteatoma- a New Disease? Cholesteatoma is an epidermoid cyst that forms within the middle ear cavity. Contrary to what ...

Portosystemic Shunts in Small Animals

Portosystemic Shunts in Small Animals at Eastcott Referrals About Portosystemic Shunts in Dogs & Cats Portosystemic Shunts (PSS) are ...

Dyspnoea in a Dog – Quiz

Soft Tissue Surgery: Unusual Cause of Dyspnoea in a Dog   History “Sid” is a small terrier who presented ...

Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA) in Dogs and Treatment Options

Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA) in Dogs Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA) is the most common congenital heart defect seen in ...

Through the Keyhole…

Veterinary Small Animal Laparoscopy CPD We held our second veterinary laparoscopy course in January with 12 visiting delegates. All ...

Splenectomy in the dog

Buster the Dog's Massive Spleen Splenectomy in the dog is commonly performed in general practice but I thought that ...
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Soft Tissue CPD Dates Added for 2014

Click to view our Soft Tissue Veterinary CPD Dates for 2014 Some places are limited so please book early ...

Sinonasal Mycosis in dogs

Sinonasal Mycosis in dogs  This a debilitating fungal infection of the frontal sinuses and nasal chambers. This disease is ...

Stick Injuries in Dogs

Stick Injuries in Dogs Acute oropharyngeal penetrations or “stick injuries” are very common in dogs with many vets seeing ...

Tracheal Stent Surgery

Stent surgery in a dog with tracheal collapse Tracheal collapse often affects toy and small-breed dogs especially Yorkshire Terriers, ...

Pectus Kitten makes the Manchester News

In March this year Tim Charlesworth blogged about Pectus Excavatum in kittens and offered to see kittens with this ...

Stick Injuries in Dogs

Stick Injuries in Dogs We see lots of stick injuries both coming in as acute emergencies or the more ...

Tracheal Stent In Yorkshire Terrier With Severe Tracheal Collapse

Tracheal Stent In A Yorkie With Severe Tracheal Collapse Pip a 10 year old Yorkie was referred for treatment. ...

CT And Surgery Of Dog With Recurrent Abcess – Foreign Body

These are  CT + intra-operative pictures of a dog who was referred to us with a recurrent abscess over ...

Seasonal Respiratory Disease in Dogs

Seasonal Respiratory Disease In Dogs More dogs present to vets with respiratory distress as the weather warms up. The ...

Managing Tracheal Collapse in Dogs – CPD event hosted by Tim Charlesworth

Managing Tracheal Collapse In Dogs - Treatment Options Thank you to all those that attended our CPD event last ...

Veterinary Pleuraport Implantation

Pleuraport Impantation In A Cat A Pleuraport is a new, fully implantable type of chest drain that can be ...

Chest Wall Deformities in Kittens (Pectus Excavatum)

Pectus Excavatum in Kittens Pectus Excavatum is a deformity of the chest wall where the caudal sternum deviates dorsally, ...

Tim Charlesworth granted RCVS recognised specialist status

Tim Charlesworth Granted RCVS Recognised Specialised Status   Tim Charlesworth has just been granted RCVS recognised specialist status and ...
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New CPD Course Added Small Animal Laparoscopic Surgery 2 Day Practical Course

Veterinary Small Animal Laparoscopic Surgery CPD This is a two day practical course aimed at vets who are interested ...
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CPD Course – Managing Tracheal Collapse

Tracheal collapse is a very common and sometimes debilitating condition that affects both young and old toy breed dogs. ...

Canine Tracheal Stenting Service at Eastcott Veterinary Referrals

Tracheal Collapse In Dogs Tracheal collapse is a debilitating condition. Whilst medical management will provide sufficient control for the ...